19 October 2008, by A. Cedilla
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If you want to put up a website on the Internet, you need to choose a web host. But, before everything else, you have to clearly state the purpose of the site you plan to put up.
For example, if you want to put up a few personal web pages meant to keep in touch and updated with friends and family, you can take advantage of the free service offered by your ISP, or even use one of the many free, very basic hosting services. Bear in mind that while many of these services come free or very cheaply, typically they are also sponsored by advertising, meaning there will be lots of ads and pop-ups.
On the other hand, a website that would include forums, polls, and things like Top 10 lists (as voted by your readers) would by necessity require a much more secure hosting service, as well as business-oriented websites.
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